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  • Guardian Double Containment at CAES Facility Case Study

    Ajoint venture between ACI Energy, Inc., an investment holding company, and Altela, Inc., a water desalination company, Clarion Altela Environmental Services (CAES) opened in November 2012 to recycle frac water* from the Marcellus and Utica Shale Basins, which stretch across much of ...


    By IPEX, Inc.

  • An Introduction to Pipe Plugs

    Pipe Plugs – sometimes called Pipe Stoppers, Balloons, Cushions, Bungs or Balls – are devices that can be inserted into a pipe, inflated with air and thereby seal the pipe for repairs, inspection and/or leak testing.Plugs are usually constructed of vulcanized rubber reinforced with fiber cords. They have an inflation point for connecting to a source of pressurized air and attachments for moving ...


    By PLUGCO

  • NCRA incorporates GHG management, centralizes all compliance objects in Enviance system - Case Study

    Energy Cooperative Easily Integrates GHG Program With Existing Air Emissions Inventory National Cooperative Refinery Association (NCRA) is an inter-regional cooperative engaged in crude oil acquisition, transportation, refining and ...


    By Enviance, Inc.

  • NCRA optimizes environmental performance and standardizes data and tasks - Case Study

    The open architecture and flexibility of the Enviance solution allowed NCRA to track a variety of environmental requirements without having to make extensive changes to its work processes. NCRA refines, transports, and stores crude oil and petroleum in the North Central region of the United States. The ...


    By Enviance, Inc.

  • The pilot plant for the INTEGROIL project, built and in operation

    The aim of the European INTEGROIL project, coordinated by ACCIONA Agua, is to develop a new integrated solution for the treatment of industrial wastewater of complex composition, with the final goal of fostering its reuse. For that purpose, a modular pilot plant comprising several technologies and controlled by an innovative decision support system has been constructed. The individual prototypes ...


    By Likuid Nanotek S.L.

  • Maximizing Visual Safety Communication with Safety Icons

    Safety icons are an efficient way to explain and alert about a hazard and instruct on the precautions to be taken in the workplace. People are accustomed to seeing safety signs both in public and work spaces, and the fact that safety icons can be recognized in most parts of the globe makes them a powerful tool for communicating safety hazards. However, to maximize their value, there are some ...


    By Pro-Sapien Software Ltd

  • How chemical treatment programmes can help to boost the efficiency of wastewater treatment

    Ipek Ozturk, Product Manager Wastewater of Kurita Europe, explains how chemical treatment programmes can help to boost the efficiency of wastewater treatment. Successful wastewater treatment is crucial for the smooth operation of refineries and petrochemical plants. A clever chemical treatment programme is able to increase the ratio of water recycling, yielding in ...


    By Kurita

  • Nyrstar Zinc Refinery - Case Study

    Zinc refinery free of solid waste Nyrstar operates a zinc refinery in Budel-Dorplein in the Netherlands where 450 employees produce 260,000 tonnes of zinc per year. The subsidiary is owned 100% by Nyrstar, the world's biggest producer of zinc and a leading company in lead, silver, gold and copper. The production process produces two bleed streams that require treatment: a weak acid from ...


    By Paques B.V.

  • Finding Air Pollution Solutions by Tracking Particulates and Gases

    An estimated 95% of people live in areas where outdoor fine particulate concentrations exceed the air quality guideline of 10 µg/m3 set by the World Health Organization. Almost 60% of people live in areas where fine particulate matter exceeds even the least stringent WHO interim air quality target of 35 µg/m3. These figures are presented in the State of Global Air 2018 project, and ...


    By Opsis AB

  • Thermoelectric Power Industry Focuses on Water Efficiency

    Power generation currently accounts for large percentage of United States water withdrawals ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Hydroxyl Radical Eliminates H2S in Wet Scrubbers & Flue Gases

    In a recent study in Houston, TX, H2S was removed from a natural gas stream containing 2,000 mg/l of H2S and 5% CO2 using JC 9450 ROS. JC 9450 ROS is a new mineral oxychloride compound that generates Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) like hydroxyl radical ions and others in a highly soluble form that is easy to use. The study, which simulated operating conditions of a wet scrubber, found that the ...


    By Jenfitch, LLC

  • Oklahoma Oil Industry Eyes Produced Water Reuse Strategies

    As the scale of fracking increases, states and operators are rethinking produced water management ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • The General Scope of the Butterfly Valve

    Generally, in throttling, regulating and controlling of mud medium, short structural length and fast opening and closing speed is required. Therefore, the butterfly valve is recommended in low pressure situation. 1. The following circumstances apply butterfly valve: two-bit regulation, narrow channel, low noise, cavitation and ...


    By Adamant Valves

  • Meeting the Limits in Egypt - Case Study

    Location: Egypt Owner: Nasr Petroleum Co. Designer: Genesis Water Technologies Inc. Contractors: Genesis Water Technologies local consortium Manufacturers: Vaughn Pumps, Atlas Copco, Primozone Cost: $14 million Size: 3,100 ...

  • California Demands Disclosure of Chemicals in Cleaning Products

    California Becomes First US State to Require Manufacturers of Designated Cleaning Products to Disclose Hazardous Chemicals on Labels and Online ...

  • Pipeline valve actuators for safety-related duties

    Sectors: Oil & Gas Category: Failsafe Valve Actuation Products: HPG, GO, Electro-Hydraulic (SI) Introduction Pipelines present a number of operational requirements demanding specialised actuation solutions. These include actuation of valves in remote areas, where mains power sources are not ...


    By Rotork plc

  • MAXUM II - Perfect on-line gasoline analysis using the MAXUM II process gas chromatograph – Case Study

    Gasoline is a petroleum-derived liquid and primarily used as fuel in combustion engines. The analysis of gasoline for its chemical composition is extremely important as e. g. the concentration of individual hydrocarbons determines the octane number as well as the emission characteristics of gasoline. Therefore, great efforts are made to serve producers of gasoline with an efficient tool for ...

  • NH3 Slip Monitoring in Fluidized-bed Catalytic Cracking Using the LDS 6 Gas Analyzer – Case Study

    Fluidized catalytic cracking (FCC) units are used in refineries to convert low value heavy oils into more valuable lighter compounds. Cracking units are sources of emissions of pollutants (e.g. NOx) and must comply with concentration permits set by local or federal authorithies. Modern technologies are applied to reduce the content of pollutants and to monitor certain gas compounds (here: NH3) in ...

  • California Bill would require disclosure of cleaning product ingredients

    On September 13, 2017, the California Senate passed the final version of the Cleaning Product Right to Know Act of 2017 (S.B. 258), which would require manufacturers of cleaning products to disclose certain chemical ingredients on the product label and on the manufacturer’s website. The Senate passed the bill by a vote of 27 to 13. The California Assembly passed the bill by a vote of 55 to ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Business Intelligence: Use as Directed

    There is hope for Business Intelligence (BI) in Industrial Sales and Marketing. Not only for our industrial customers, but for ourselves.   As companies selling to industrial clients, we are eager to add more value and help our customers achieve operational excellence. However, as purveyors of business intelligence (BI) solutions, we don’t necessarily follow our own ...


    By FirmoGraphs, LLC

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